Alexander Koroviakov Painting Artist
Alexander Petrovich Koroviakov (Russian: Алекса́ндр Петро́вич Коровя́ков; November 16, 1912, Berdskaya, Orenburg Province, Russian Empire – June 12, 1993, Saint Petersburg, Russia) – Soviet, Russian painter and art teacher, lived and worked in Leningrad – Saint Petersburg, a member of the Saint Petersburg Union of Artists (before 1992 the Leningrad branch of Union of Artists of Russian Federation), regarded as one of representatives of the Leningrad school of painting. Alexander Petrovich Koroviakov was born November 16, 1912 in Berdskaya, near Orenburg, Orenburg Province, Russian Empire. In 1947 Alexander Koroviakov graduated from the Leningrad Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture named after Ilya Repin in Viktor Oreshnikov workshop. He studied with Boris Fogel, Genrikh Pavlovsky, and Semion Abugov. Since 1949 Alexander Koroviakov has participated in Art Exhibitions. He painted portraits, landscapes, still lifes, genre paintings. Most famous for his still life paintings and cityscapes of Leningrad. In 1954–1983 years Alexander Koroviakov worked as Art teacher and Director of the Leningrad Secondary Art School under the Academy of Arts of the USSR.